FLY MUCH? There are now Android and iPhone WheelTug apps. Just search on WheelTug and download from the app store if you want to help the company add to its (already extensive, professionally-sourced) flight data. The more time we can prove airlines waste sitting at the gate, the more they will pay each […]
We’re not gonna slip back into that craziness. But history buffs and Lincoln fans will find Manisha Sinha’s take in the New York Review of Books resonant:
In 1858, Abraham Lincoln launched his campaign for the Senate seat from Illinois with his now famous “A House Divided” […]
If you own FANH or PRKR, meet me at the end.
Writes Paul Waldman in the Washington Post:
. . . [M]ost of the news media treated [the argument over who would benefit from the tax cut] in the standard he […]
Tanya Slye: “I thought you might be interested to know about a great app called Overdrive. It’s free, and links to your library card making it incredibly easy to borrow ebooks and audiobooks from your smart phone without having to actually go to your library! I switched off of Audible and have found it […]
But first . . .
P.: “I tried to buy more BOREF at $4.90 Friday but Fidelity is refusing to accept opening trades since they’ve stopped reporting financials. What’s going on?”
The company says they prefer to concentrate all available funds on the task at hand — bringing WheelTug to market — rather […]
Someone considerably smarter than me thinks RSPP ($40 a share) could get bought out at $60 in the next couple of years — but hopes not, because he thinks it’s worth more. No guarantees, of course, but I bought what for me is a good chunk.
And now . . .
He and Al Franken and their families used to attend Renaissance Weekend, where they developed a routine:
“I’m Norm,” Norm sang.
“I’m Al!” Al sang.
“Together” — they both sang — “we’re NormAl!”
It went downhill from […]
You will recall Trump’s characterization of Democrats who did not applaud sections of his State of the Union address as treasonous.
“Can we call that treason? Why not,” he said.
Take a minute to watch Representative Jeffries’ response, if you’ve not already seen it.
We know the Republican platform was altered with respect […]
Every time your brother-in-law touts the Republican tax cut, please forward this column.
It’s what I’ve been trying to say for months now, but Krugman says it better. (And has a Nobel Prize.)
So you go out for dinner with a wealthy acquaintance. “I’ll take care of everything,” he says, and orders […]
Question: If you ingest probiotics and antibiotics at the same time, will you explode? Discuss.
And now . . .
Thirty-five years ago, Fortune paid me $1,500 to review Warren Buffett’s annual shareholder letters. At the time, they had developed a cult following. Today, they make national news.
It was an easy assignment. His […]
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